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Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

Relax while you soak up the scenery and gentle pace of life...

Coniston

Coniston Water

Ruined farm building near Coniston Water

The village of Near Sawrey

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The delightful village of Coniston nestles at the foot of the famous Coniston Old Man fell (From where you get superb views of Coniston Water and Lake Windermere) and nearby to the Grizedale Forest. The village has a welcoming feel and traditional Lake District warmth to it; visitors will find plenty of shops and cafes in which to relax while they soak up the scenery and gentle pace of life.

A popular centre for walkers, climbers and cyclists, the area is also well known for Coniston Water; setting for the famous children’s story, Swallows and Amazons and also scene of Donald Campbell’s tragic world water-speed record attempt in 1967. Nowadays the Victorian steam yacht ‘Gondola’ which first went into service in 1859 and was restored in 1977 by the National Trust, plies the five miles of water from April to October. You can hire rowing boats, electric boats, kayaks and dinghies from Coniston Boating Centre on the lakeshore.

Take the opportunity to visit the Ruskin Museum, for local history, and ‘Brantwood’ on the shores of Coniston Water, former home to the poet John Ruskin.

Positioned between Coniston Water and Windermere, Hawkshead is arguably the quaintest location in the lakes, with white washed cottages dating back to the 16th century, charming old pubs and tea shops along narrow traffic-free streets.

The village is busy with tourists who come to see the Grammar school where, in the 1780’s William Wordsworth developed inspiration for this early poetry and home to the Beatrix Potter gallery showing her original drawings for her children’s books. The village hosts the annual Victorian fair and agricultural/sports show every summer.

Broughton-in-Furness is well situated a few miles west of nearby Coniston, and is becoming a favoured destination for the more discerning visitor, who appreciate its tranquil charm and acknowledge it as part of the "Undiscovered Lakeland". In the Square is the town hall, once the market hall, and now the Tourist Information Centre, two slate fish market slabs, and old stocks, which together with the surrounding three storey merchants houses, creates a unique feeling to this historic market town. There is also a good selection of amenities within the village including an award winning restaurant.

Ramblers Rest

ref: 124125

Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

4 Stars

A luxurious ground floor apartment, with light oak furniture, leather and luxurious soft furnishings. Two minutes from the centre of Coniston and within easy walking distance of the lake. 
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

Turner's Cottage

ref: 124183

near Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

3 Stars

Just three miles south of Coniston, Turner's Cottage is a romantic hideway for two with a four poster bed, double ended roll top bath and the all important open fire.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

Low Ickenthwaite Farm Cottage

ref: 23748

Rusland, nr. Hawkshead, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

3 Stars

ExteriorA traditional hideaway between Lake Windermere and Coniston Water with lovely rural views over the garden across the Rusland Valley.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

Haycote Cottage

ref: 124175

Lowick near Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

4 Stars

Perfect for those wishing to be a little off the beaten track, this is a romantic hideaway for two with that all important pub within easy walking distance.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

Croft House Apartment

ref: 129209

Broughton-in-Furness, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

4 Stars

This pretty little apartment sits just off the market square, handy for the pubs and restaurants.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

The Hayloft

ref: 125113

Outgate near Hawkshead, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

3 Stars

Quality cottage style studio set within the grounds of Peacock Cottage, ideal for a romantic break at any time of the year
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

Hidden Cottage

ref: 124173

Lowick near Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

3 Stars

Hidden Cottage is situated close to Coniston Water and village and is within walking distance of two excellent Lakeland Inns.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

Coniston View

ref: 124127

Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

3 Stars

Coniston View has arguably the best views of Coniston Water.
Sleeps4
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

2 St Annes Cottage

ref: 129169

Ings near Windermere, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

3 Stars

St Annes Cottage offers cosy and characterful accommodation in a rural position.
Sleeps4
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

Rivington

ref: 124107

Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

3 Stars

Rivington is an ideal place for those wishing to be in a traditional village setting.
Sleeps4
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

West Vale Country House - West Vale Garden Apartment

ref: W43295

Far Sawrey, nr. Ambleside, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

4 Stars

ExteriorA contemporary holiday apartment finished to a high standard with French gardens out onto private gardens.
Sleeps4
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

Fisherbeck Nest

ref: 124158

Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

3 Stars

Fisherbeck Nest is an original 17th century property with stunning views over Coniston water.
Sleeps4
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

Town End Barn

ref: 124116

Satterthwaite near Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

4 Stars

This Lakeland cottage just oozes character and boasts uninterrupted views towards Grizedale forest.
Sleeps4 - 5
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Jasmin Cottage

ref: 124188

Lowick near Coniston, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

3 Stars

Pet friendly property on the banks of the River Crake and close to Coniston Water displaying a wealth of characterful features such as oak beams, open fire and flagged floors.
Sleeps4
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

High Cross

ref: 125107

Hawkshead, Coniston, Hawkshead & Sawrey

4 Stars

High Cross offers spacious accommodation for four with delightful mature gardens and a views towards the Lake.
Sleeps4
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms2Changeover daySaturday

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